McPike named executive director and chief of police at UCCS

By Staff

Brian McPike, interim executive director of the Department of Public Safety at UCCS, had the interim removed from his title during a Sept. 8 department ceremony.

The executive director also serves as chief of police. McPike took a police officer’s oath before department officers in dress uniforms.

McPike was named interim executive director in April following a division of duties in the Department of Parking and Transportation Services. Previously, McPike was a UCCS Department of Public Safety police lieutenant. He joined the UCCS Department of Public Safety in 2008 and previously served in law enforcement positions with the Greenwood Village Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. In addition to his Department of Public Safety duties, he also teaches criminal justice courses through the School of Public Affairs.